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Years of conflict in Iraq hit health services in Basra Business and pleasure – How Russian oil giant Rosneft uses its corporate jets Scientists Have Worked Out The Optimal Dose Of Nature Required For Health And Wellbeing Vedanta to challenge winding up of Zambian business in court California to provide healthcare to some undocumented immigrants Policy | Does NEP 2019 address the rot in higher education? Whose health scheme is better? Arvind Kejriwal and Centre spar Jeff Bezos Shares His Best Advice for Anyone Starting a Business Glimmers of Hope and Reform in the National Education Policy Draft

Years of conflict in Iraq hit health services in Basra

Iraq’s vast oil wealth once paid for some of the best health services in the Middle East. But decades of conflict and political unrest have

Business and pleasure – How Russian oil giant Rosneft uses its corporate jets

Jets used for corporate travel by Russian state-owned oil major Rosneft flew at least 13 times to Mallorca, Ibiza, Sardinia and the Maldives when CEO Igor Sechin or people from his social circle were

Scientists Have Worked Out The Optimal Dose Of Nature Required For Health And Wellbeing

It is well-accepted that getting outside is good for both physical and mental health. But now scientists have figured out that we should be spending a

Vedanta to challenge winding up of Zambian business in court

LUSAKA: Vedanta Resources on Tuesday plans to challenge the appointment of a provisional liquidator and the intended winding up of its Zambian business without the chance to

California to provide healthcare to some undocumented immigrants

California is set to become the first US state to extend healthcare benefits to some low-income, undocumented immigrants. Democrats in the state legislature on Sunday agreed to

Policy | Does NEP 2019 address the rot in higher education?

At 484 pages, the National Education Policy 2019 (NEP) is not only the longest policy draft by any government, it is also repetitive, didactic and verbose. Much

Whose health scheme is better? Arvind Kejriwal and Centre spar

Harsh Vardhan had this week written to the chief ministers of Delhi, Bengal, Odisha and Telangana, asking them to join the Jan Aarogya Yojana, a

Jeff Bezos Shares His Best Advice for Anyone Starting a Business

Jeff Bezos has a message for budding entrepreneurs: be ready to take big risks and fail. Bezos delivered that message at Amazon’s re:Mars conference on

Glimmers of Hope and Reform in the National Education Policy Draft

A first review makes for a collective sigh of relief – the draft report of the new National Education Policy 2019 is devoid of any

How technology is part of the greenhouse gas problem

How technology is part of the greenhouse gas problem

Paris — Technology is often touted as a solution to the world’s environmental challenges, but it is part of the problem: industry executives are facing rising pressure to clean up their energy and resource-intensive business. How much energy, for example, does [...]

May 20, 2019 Technology
America still leads in technology, but China is catching up fast

America still leads in technology, but China is catching up fast

Arare thing happened in an industrial park near Washington, dc,last November. Construction began on a $3bn extension to a semiconductor foundry owned by Micron Technologies, a maker of advanced memory chips, based in Idaho. “A few years ago, opening that sort of [...]

May 18, 2019 Technology
Genetic diseases, mental illness cannot be excluded from health insurance coverage: IRDAI

Genetic diseases, mental illness cannot be excluded from health insurance coverage: IRDAI

The insurance regulator has said genetic disorders, menopause, mental illnesses among several such health issues cannot be excluded from health insurance coverage. As part of an exposure draft on the standardisation of exclusions, Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India [...]

May 17, 2019 Health
How Virtual Reality Can Help The Global Mental Health Crisis

How Virtual Reality Can Help The Global Mental Health Crisis

The World Health Organization has reported that one in four people in the world will be affected by mental or neurological disorders at some point in their lives. Around 450 million people currently have such conditions. Considering that mental disorders are among [...]

May 15, 2019 Health
Real Estate business is doing well: Adi Godrej; Godrej Group

Real Estate business is doing well: Adi Godrej; Godrej Group

Adi Godrej, Chairman, Godrej Group, talks about the fourth quarter results of the company, expectation from election results and its acquisition plans during an interview with Anurag Shah, Zee Business. Excerpts: Q: What can be the reason behind the decline [...]

May 14, 2019 Real Estate
Private equity funding in real estate spikes but fewer developers raking it in

Private equity funding in real estate spikes but fewer developers raking it in

India’s real estate market, which has attracted top dollars from global and domestic investors over the years, is going through an interesting phase where each asset class in the segment has taken a journey of its own. The residential real [...]

May 13, 2019 Real Estate
Indian-origin doctor gets 9 years jail for health care fraud in US

Indian-origin doctor gets 9 years jail for health care fraud in US

NEW YORK: An Indian-origin doctor has been sentenced to nine years in prison by a US court for committing health care fraud and illegally distributing prescription painkillers. Pawankumar Jain, 66, a former physician, was sentenced in federal court in Las [...]

May 11, 2019 Health
Eight Ways To Stay On Top Of Real Estate Technology Changes

Eight Ways To Stay On Top Of Real Estate Technology Changes

Technological disruptions are happening more frequently, and to every industry. When you are focusing on managing the relationships you have with your clients while also staying up to date on trends in the market, it may seem like there isn’t [...]

May 10, 2019 Technology
The Importance Of Silicon Wafer Technology

The Importance Of Silicon Wafer Technology

If you use any type of electronic device in this day and age, chances are good that you have used a product containing silicon wafers. Even though you may not realize it, silicon wafers are commonly used in devices such [...]

May 10, 2019 News
Technology, Fears of Cultural Submergence, and Video Regulation in India

Technology, Fears of Cultural Submergence, and Video Regulation in India

The practice of determining the legality of a publication based on its ownership and on the nature of its contents has existed for almost as long as recordable communication has existed. We are, of course, no longer confined to the [...]

May 8, 2019 Technology
COMMUNITY CAN OFFER A CURE TO OUR TECHNOLOGY ADDICTIONS

COMMUNITY CAN OFFER A CURE TO OUR TECHNOLOGY ADDICTIONS

A couple lies in bed, facing away from each other, staring at empty hands cradling invisible phones. It’s a striking image from the artist Eric Pickersgill’s project “Removed,” a series of photographs altered to remove the subjects’ devices. I discovered [...]

May 6, 2019 Technology
Video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery less invasive, makes recovery faster

Video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery less invasive, makes recovery faster

The study was able to evaluate the effectiveness of this new technique on 150 patients in eight hospitals across Canada, the United States, and the United Kingdom. Currently, only 15 per cent of lobectomies around the world are performed by [...]

May 5, 2019 Health